Shelf Township Records: Bastardy

 

We are grateful to Ben Stables for transcribing parts of the Shelf Township Papers:
Shelf Bastardry and Affiliation papers 1726-1825 (MISC:347/3)

 
Date Mother Name Mother Surname Township Father Name Father Surname Township Child
1726 Sarah FARRAH Shelf Thomas SMITH Clayton Born 3 yrs ago
1731 Ellen EMSALL Shelf Isaac HUDSON Allerton and Wilsden Female
1737 Diana JAGGER Shelf       Male
1736 Hannah TEMPEST Shelf John PETTY Shelf Yet Unborn
1742 Grace LANCASTER Bradford       Yet Unborn
1745 Elizabeth SMITH Shelf Benjamin CLIFFORD Shelf Yet Unborn
1747 Susannah STEAD Shelf Benjamin CLIFFORD   Female
1748 Susannah STEAD Shelf Benjamin CLIFFORD Shelf  
1752 Sarah HANSON Shelf Edmond BARRONCLOUGH Murfield Male
1753 Hannah HOULDSWORTH Northowram       Yet Unborn
1755 Sarah HANSON Shelf David FEARNSIDE Shelf Female
1758 Grace CLIFFORD Shelf     North Bierley? Yet Unborn
1762 Mary SURRIDGE Shelf Gilbert GRAY Northowram Male
1782 Martha LAYCOCK Shelf James TETLEY Horton Yet Unborn
1784 Martha SMITH Shelf David WALTON Northowram Female
1789 Sarah WOODHEAD Shelf Isaac CROSSLEY Shelf Male, 7 wks ago
1790 Eleanor LAYCOCK Shelf Joseph BRADSHAW Clayton Male, husband went to Gibraltar 3 yrs ago
1791 Esther TERRY Shelf John SHARP Late of Northowram Male
1794 Mary ROBINSON Shelf Squire FOX Horton Male
1794 Sarah WALKER Shelf John SUTCLIFFE Shelf Male, parents now married
1794 Sarah SYKES Shelf George LAWSON Farnley in Leeds Female
1796 Sarah WOODHEAD Shelf Joshua WILKINSON North Bierley Female
1796 Hannah BARRETT Shelf James SHAW Warley Female, husband out of the country 9 yrs
1797 Faith TEMPEST Shelf John PICKARD North Bierley Female
1800 Martha BOTTOMLEY Shelf James MURGATROYD Shelf Female
1800 Esther HOLROYD Shelf William STEPHENSON Bowling Female
1800 Mary WALKER Shelf Charles WHEATER North Bierley Female
1810 Martha WALKER Shelf William SMITH North Bierley  
1811 Grace WOOD Shelf John LIGHTOWLER Shelf Male
1811 Hannah PETTY Shelf John HAINSWORTH Shelf Female
1812 Lydia PETTY Shelf John HOLDSWORTH Shelf Female
1812 Mary NORTHEND (NEE PETTY) Shelf John BATEMAN Soldier abroad Male
1813 Hannah TERRY Shelf John PARISH Shelf Male, born 8 wks ago
1814 Betty HOLROYD Shelf John LIGHTOWLERS Northowram Male, born 5 wks ago
1814 Betty HOLROYD Shelf John LIGHTOWLERS Northowram Male, born 5 wks ago
1814 Hannah PETTITT Shelf Samuel LISTER Shelf Yet Unborn
1814 Hannah PETTY Shelf Samuel LISTER Shelf Yet Unborn
1814 Hannah PETTIT Shelf Samuel LISTER Shelf Female, born 5 wks ago
1815 Esther ASHWORTH Shelf John CROSSLAND North Bierley Female, born 3 wks ago
1818 Martha NORTHEND Shelf James WRIGHT North Bierley Male, born 65 wks ago, parents now married
1815 Nancy BROOK Shelf Samuel HOLMES Shelf Female, born 6 wks ago
1815 Nancy BROOK Shelf Samuel HOLMES Shelf Female, born 6 wks ago
1826 Amelia PETTY Shelf Joseph STEAD Shelf Male, born 5 wks ago
1816 Sarah SMITH Shelf John MARTIN Wadsworth Male, born 3 wks ago
1816 Rebecca TERRY Shelf William FIRTH Shelf Male, born 6 yrs 10 wks ago
1816 Rebecca TERRY Shelf William FIRTH Shelf Male, born 2 yrs 10 wks ago
1816 Sarah SMITH Shelf John MARTIN Wadsworth Male, born 3 wks ago
1816 Sarah JAGGER Shelf William BATEMAN Shelf Male, born 10 wks ago
1816 Sarah JAGGER Shelf William BATEMAN Shelf Male, born 10 wks ago
1817 Mary HANSON Shelf Joshua THORPE Shelf Male, born 8 wks ago
1817 Hannah HIRST Shelf Jonathan WOOD North Bierley Female, born 8 wks ago
1817 Hannah HIRST Shelf Jonathan WOOD North Bierley Female, born 8 wks ago
1817 Hannah HIRST Shelf Jonathan WOOD North Bierley Female, born 8 wks ago
1817 Hannah HIRST Shelf Jonathan WOOD North Bierley Female, born 8 wks ago
1817 Hannah HIRST Shelf Jonathan WOOD North Bierley Female, born 8 wks ago
1817 Betty SMITH Shelf James HUDSON Huddersfield Female, born 14 wks ago
1817 Betty SMITH Shelf James HUDSON Huddersfield Female, born 14 wks ago
1817 Hannah TERRY Shelf John NICHOLL Shelf Female, born 33 weeks ago
1817 Hannah TERRY Shelf John NICHOLL Shelf Female
1818 Sarah PETTY Shelf David HOLDSWORTH North Bierley Male, born 13 wks ago
1818 Mary WOOD Shelf Richard SUTCLIFFE Northowram Female, born 10 wks ago
1818 Mary WOOD Shelf Richard SUTCLIFFE Northowram Female, born 10 wks ago
1818 Grace BROOKE Shelf Isaac BROOKE Clayton Male, born 6 wks ago
1818 Mary BATEMAN Shelf Bethel MOORE Northowram Yet Unborn
1819 Mary BATEMAN Shelf Bethel MOORE Northowram Male, born 6 wks ago
1818 Martha PETTY Shelf Adam WILKINSON Shelf Female, born 5 wks ago
1819 Janner(?) JAGGER Shelf Isaac WOOD Shelf Female, born 6 wks ago
1819 Janner(?) JAGGER Shelf Isaac WOOD Shelf Female, born 6 wks ago
1819 Hannah HELLEWELL Shelf Samuel BATEMAN North Bierley Male?
1819 Martha BRIGG Shelf Thomas HOLDEN Shelf Female, born 6 wks ago
1819 Martha SURRIDGE Shelf William WOOD Bradford Male, born 4 weeks ago
1819 Martha SURRIDGE Shelf William WOOD Bradford Male, born 4 weeks ago
1819 Mary SHOESMITH Shelf John WOOD Shelf Female, born 6 wks ago
1820 Hannah TERRY Shelf John WOOD North Bierley Male?, born 17 wks ago
1819 Grace HANSEN Shelf John WILSON Huddersfield Yet Unborn
1821 Mary BREWER Shelf Richard STRINGER North Bierley Female, born 16 wks ago
1820 Elizabeth LEE Shelf William CRABTREE Shelf Male, born 6 wks ago
1820 Elizabeth LEE Shelf William CRABTREE Shelf Male, born 6 wks ago
1820 Maria MILLS Shelf Robert WHITAKER Horton Yet Unborn
1820 Hannah BROOKE Shelf Joseph MEDLEY Hipperholme and Brighouse Male, born 5 wks ago
1820 Hannah BROOKE Shelf Joseph MEDLEY Hipperholme and Brighouse Male, born 5 wks ago
1820 Marcy BREWER Wyke Richard STRINGER North Bierley Yet Unborn
1820 Martha PRIESTLEY Shelf John TETLEY Drighlingten Female, born 7 wks ago
1820 Martha PRIESTLEY Shelf John TETLEY Drighlington Female, born 7 wks ago
1820 Martha BRIGG Shelf Thomas HOLDEN Shelf Male, born 4 wks ago
1820 Martha BRIGG Shelf Thomas HOLDEN Shelf Male, born 4 wks ago
1820 Hannah BROOKE Shelf Edward WARBURTON Horton Yet Unborn
1820 Martha PRIESTLEY Shelf John TETLEY Drighlington Yet Unborn
1820 Maria MILNES Shelf Robert WHITAKER Horton Female, born 4 wks ago
1820 Maria MILNES Shelf Robert WHITAKER Horton Female, born 4 wks ago
1821 Esther ASHWORTH Shelf John CROSLAND Shelf Male, born 4 wks ago
1821 Esther ASHWORTH Shelf John CROSLAND Shelf Male, born 4 wks ago
1821 Mary WOODHEAD Shelf Francis WOODHEAD Hipperholme cum Brighouse Yet unborn
1821 Hannah BROOKE Shelf Edward WARBURTON Horton Female, born 8 wks ago
1821 Hannah BROOKE Shelf Edward WARBURTON Horton Female, born 8 wks ago
1821 Mary BARRACLOUGH Shelf Elijah LEE Hipperholme cum Brighouse Male, born 4 wks ago
1821 Betty THORP Shelf Joseph JAGGER Shelf Male, born 5 wks ago
1822 Mary STEAD Shelf William SUTCLIFFE Northowram Female, born 4 wks ago
1821 Betty THORP Shelf Joseph JAGGER Shelf Yet Unborn
1821 Ann HOLMES Shelf Joseph LISTER Shelf Yet Unborn
1822 Mary JAGGER Shelf Bethel MOORE Northowram Male, born 5 wks ago
1823 Martha PRIESTLEY Shelf       Mary Holroyd, witness to the birth of a female to Martha Priestley
1823 Martha PRIESTLEY Shelf John TETLOW Drighlington  
1823 Martha PRIESTLEY Shelf John TETLOW Drighlington Female, born 6 wks ago
1824 Nancy BROOKE Shelf John WOLFENDEN Shitland, Lancaster Male, born 184 months ago
1824 Nancy BROOKE Shelf John WOLFENDEN Shitland, Lancaster Male, born 184 months ago
1824 Nancy BROOKE Shelf John WOLFENDEN Shitland, Lancaster Male, born 184 months ago
1824 Nancy BROOKE Shelf John WOLFENDEN Shitland, Lancaster Male, born 184 months ago
1824 Mary MILNER Shelf William BEST North Bierley Male, born 4 wks ago
1824 Mary MILNER Shelf William BEST North Bierley Male, born 4 wks ago
1824 Hannah JAGGER Shelf Richard SUTCLIFFE North Bierley  
1825 Nancy WHITAKER Shelf William PEARSON Shelf Yet Unborn
1825 Hannah ROBINSON Shelf Samuel HANSON Shelf Female, born 5 wks ago

 

 

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